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PBS
Dec 6, 2012 7:00pm PST
illuminated archway is made of 200,000 lightbulbs. it started in 1995 to mourn the victims of the great earthquake of the same year and to pray for the rebuilding of the city. the theme of the 18th event is the bond of lights. paintings by children in kobe in northeastern areas of japan struck by last year's earthquake and tsunami are on display. >> translator: this gives me a dream for the future. >> the festival runs through december 17th. maybe you have some energy- saving appliances, like an energy star-rated washer and dryer. but what about your tv? chances are it's on more than your washer, dryer, and kitchen appliances combined. did you know that if half of us in the u.s. replaced our regular tvs with
PBS
Dec 6, 2012 5:00pm PST
archway is made of 200,000 lightbulbs. it started in 1995 to mourn the victims of the great earthquake of the same year and to pray for the rebuilding of the city. the theme of the 18th event is the bond of lights. paintings by children in kobe in northeastern areas of japan struck by last year's earthquake and tsunami are on display. >> translator: this gives me a dream for the future. >> the festival runs through december 17th.
PBS
Dec 18, 2012 7:00pm PST
. >> reporter: a small village in eastern afghanistan mourns the loss of its children. on monday the bodies of 11 girls aged between 9 and 11 years old laid to rest. >> translator: the girls were trying to collect firewood outside the village. when they became victims of a landmine explosion. >> the explosion apparently occurred while the girls were getting firewood. one of them accidentally struck an explosive device with an ax. an estimated 10 million land mines have been buried across afghanistan since the soviet invasion of 1979 and during the civil war that followed. ngos work tirelessly to remove unexploded ordnance. their efforts were recognized in 1997, when the international campaign to ban landmines received the nobel peace prize. the campaign says landmines are a major threat to civilians. over the past two years they have killed or maimed on average over 40 people a month. unexploded bombs and munitions pose a similar danger. they regularly claim the lives of impoverished people including children who try to sell them as scrap metal. the international campaign to ban landmines s
Search Results 0 to 3 of about 4 (some duplicates have been removed)